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Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-6 Air Commodore
Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-7 Air Vice-Marshal
Air force officer ranks > Generals/Marshals/Air Officers > OF-8 Air Marshal
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-2 Flight Lieutenant
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-3 Squadron Leader
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-4
Wing Commander
Air force officer ranks > Other officers > OF-5 Group Captain
Armed forces growth -2 [75th of 132]
Armed forces personnel 40,000 [75th of 166]
Armed forces personnel (per capita) 3.2892 per 1,000 people [85th of 166]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ 23,000,000 constant 1990 US$ [54th of 100]
Arms imports > constant 1990 US$ (per capita) 1.788 constant 1990 US$ per c [64th of 170]
Branches
Zimbabwe Defense Forces (ZDF): Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA), Air Force of Zimbabwe (AFZ), Zimbabwe Republic Police
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty > Signatures and Ratifications > Signature 13 OCT 1999
Conscription
No conscription.
expenditure > % of central government expenditure 10.03 % [20th of 88]
expenditure > % of GDP 3.41 % [22nd of 145]
expenditure > current LCU 815000000000
Expenditures 3.8 % of GDP [18th of 87]
Expenditures > Dollar figure $217,000,000.00 [31st of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per $ GDP) $46.05 per 1,000 $ of GDP [7th of 111]
Expenditures > Dollar figure (per capita) $16.77 per capita [41st of 111]
Expenditures > Percent of GDP 3.8% [19th of 154]
Manpower > Availability > Females 3,048,049 [61st of 162]
Manpower > Availability > Males 3,264,258 [65th of 210]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 3,236,040 [65th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 3,285,007 [65th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.254 per capita [95th of 175]
Manpower > Availability > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 266.1 per 1,000 people [50th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Females 1,404,663 [81st of 162]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males 1,643,036 [81st of 210]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 2,033,978 [66th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 2,003,570 [68th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 0.157 per capita [108th of 174]
Manpower > Fit for military service > Males age 15-49 (per capita) 164.754 per 1,000 people [92nd of 173]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females 147,627 [61st of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Females (per capita) 13.007 per 1,000 people [2nd of 225]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males 144,601 [67th of 226]
Manpower > Reaching military age annually > Males (per capita) 12.74 per 1,000 people [6th of 225]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 2,681,531 [42nd of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.218 per capita [62nd of 120]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 2,778,404 [46th of 164]
Manpower available for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.226 per capita [77th of 164]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 1,115,096 [60th of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Females age 18-49 (per capita) 0.091 per capita [113rd of 119]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 1,304,424 [59th of 161]
Manpower fit for military service > Males age 18-49 (per capita) 0.106 per capita [143rd of 161]
personnel 51,000 [71st of 170]
personnel (per capita) 3.92 per 1,000 people [86th of 171]
personnel > % of total labor force 0.89 % [89th of 168]
Service age and obligation
18-24 years of age for compulsory military service; women are eligible to serve
US military exports $541.00 thousand [55th of 109]
US military exports (per capita) $0.04 thousand per 1,000 peopl [76th of 109]
Weapon holdings 554,000 [81st of 137]
Weapon holdings (per capita) 45,555.5 per 1 million people [77th of 137]


 

SOURCES
Wikipedia: Air force officer ranks ; calculated on the basis of data on armed forces from IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press; IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies). 2001. The Military Balance 2001-2002. Oxford: Oxford University Press; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty ; Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, 1997. Data collected from the nations concerned, unless otherwise indicated. Acronyms: Amnesty International (AI); European Council of Conscripts Organizations (ECCO); Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC); International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHFHR); National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors (NISBCO); Service, Peace and Justice in Latin America (SERPAJ); War Resisters International (WRI); World Council of Churches (WCC); CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Study by David Lochhead and James Morrell; available from the Center for International Policy; Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC)

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Zimbabwe, Republic of Zimbabwe

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